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I Find It Hard to Let Go

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 368 People

    Before my cousin died 4 years ago,

    we promised we would never let anything happen to each other. for some odd reason I have never forgave myself
    Andyg99 Andyg99 22-25, M Jul 30

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    badgirlbee badgirlbee 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 30

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    I find it hard to let go of what makes me happy

    for the moment, but kills me emotionally long-term.
    clobobxo clobobxo 16-17, F 1 Response May 4

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    Sometimes I Grieve...

    People commonly talk about weaning breastfed babies and how the mother finally gets her body back to herself.  But no-one ever talks about the grieving process associated with giving up breastfeeding. I haven't breastfed for around 7 or 8 years but every now and again I ...
    wildernessgirl wildernessgirl 36-40 2 Responses Oct 13, 2009

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    mamapeaches mamapeaches 18-21, F 2 Responses May 8

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    It's been almost a year,

    and I still find it so difficult to let go of my ex. Keeping him in my life is only hurting me I know it. I am so confused that it's so hard to focus on everything else. Ah, I need to cry tonight... It's been an exhausting and rough day.
    SweetRose22 SweetRose22 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 21

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    I've never been able to let go,

    it was all a lie. Swept away in selfish dreams...
    HotMessExpress101 HotMessExpress101 31-35, F 7 Responses Jun 6

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    Sorry for the interruption of your regular

    scheduled programming. Identity crisis is over! Chugga, chugga, choo, choo!!!!!!
    HotMessExpress101 HotMessExpress101 31-35, F 17 Responses Jul 29

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    Soppy Mother

    I'm a terribly soppy mother.  I cried buckets when my last child went to school.  There are so many things that I wish would never end: - my children kissing and cuddling me in public - giving me 'spantaneous' homemade gifts, especially drawings and mud creations...
    wildernessgirl wildernessgirl 36-40 9 Responses Oct 13, 2009

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    2 years ago, i noticed a guy from our school.

    he wasn't my classmate and i just got really interested in him because he was so quiet and unique. His name was Jude. but i stopped liking him when a close friend of mine(Geraldine) said she likes him. In that year, that close friend of mine fell in love with someone else then...
    jhen17 jhen17 13-15, F Dec 18, 2014

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    I'm exhausted. I'm done researching, thinking and praying about this topic. Im going to let go and let God. I have other important things to focus on and most of all just how...
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    It always been my nightmare.. But its happening now.. How I wish i could stop this and go there Rather than faking the fact somehow Your everyweekend is my weakness Spending...
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    Face it: Its just plain hard to find great people in this world! I mean, who are you kidding? We're talking about humans here! Look at the bulk of human history and ask yourself...
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    But then you have to admit, being alive is the best gift ever. You get to experience amazing things and even when it's hard, you learn from it. If you're going through a rough time...
    Music4Us Music4Us 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    We have been more or less separated for a long time. Just had not made it official. A couple of months ago we did, but she has lots of financial issues, so I agreed to let her...
    comeonletsgo comeonletsgo 61-65, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    kimcc11 kimcc11 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    kimcc11 kimcc11 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    or am "i" the problem? maybe I have too many expectations? well, sorry...not sorry it is hard to find a great guy!!! believe that... xoxo
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 1 Response 3 days ago

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    If something no longer serves you or doesn't make you feel close to your true self then let it go! Life is to short to let's other peoples toxicity make your life harder.
    ZZlmeleneyZZ ZZlmeleneyZZ 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    But it's hard. Almost impossible even. I just want a guy to come along and show me that they aren't all the same. Every time I go into a relationship, it is with high hopes, but...
    kitkat0216 kitkat0216 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    earthlingcc11 earthlingcc11 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    This would be the third time coming back into each others lives. The first two times I was the one who asked him to leave me alone. He's so convincing and it drives me crazy. It's...
    ayoitsrayray ayoitsrayray 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I find it really hard to start conversations and I tend to avoid it because people tend to think I'm weird. I don't get why so many people say that you should smile at everyone you...
    taytay1401 taytay1401 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    At times it does get hard.. I tried to be a mean person and not care but I see that is not me, I don't have it in me to be that person.. Thins just aren't fair though! I have...
    EternityF EternityF 26-30, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I think the worst things you could possibly do to someone is leave them without an explanation. It happened to me not to long ago, i lost the one I thought I was going to love...
    lina96 lina96 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I have a Facebook page I am dedicating to my transition, if you wanna check it out, it's called "Finding Sunshine on the Dark Side of The Moon" - Amber Barrett. If you gonna be...
    AmberLoves13 AmberLoves13 41-45, T 1 Response a week ago

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    I am so excited to know what my ideal career path is, but I could use some help getting there. I am currently a senior in an engineering program, and I either want to go into...
    reenab29 reenab29 18-21, F Aug 28

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    Id like to say that in spite of all my abuses and short comings I think I turned out okay. I wish a few things had turned out to be different, but they turned out how they turned...
    katariffik katariffik 31-35, F Aug 27

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    3 days ago I moved to Spain to start my bachelors degree. Ive been looking forward to this for so long, I could not wait to get out of my country and start a new and more exciting...
    moretotheeyes moretotheeyes 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 26

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    I find it hard to believe pm me if you want to know more but I just find it hard
    tornbetween2 tornbetween2 26-30, M Aug 25

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    I just let my man know the other day that I am done. I respect and love him but I know he's not the one for me. I'm almost over it, but then again it's still fresh and I haven't...
    CutieWants2PleaseYou CutieWants2PleaseYou 31-35, F 13 Responses Aug 25

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    I've decided to let go of my past as much as possible. things holding me back back frombeing happy. especially with my hubby. he is trying so hard to change his bad ways and make...
    pandaangel pandaangel 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    Dear Mom and Dad, sometimes I wish I had different parents. People who would have made me a better, hardworking person. I feel bad about blaming you for everything because I know I...
    clementinechasseur clementinechasseur 22-25, F Aug 25

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    I hardly leave my friend behind, in desperare time. Right now I'm kinda depressed. Or watever it is...😵 My reflection is shallow n my face is frawened ..😳 people r picking...
    Outlookingtheworld Outlookingtheworld 26-30, M Aug 25

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    I feel like my life is a curse. Everything I put my hands into tend to have a miserable end. I have always worked hard but never go far in life. And the inability to be more...
    Nat2138 Nat2138 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    Pendulum stops and falls away Life sifted through like sand Storms of summer rain Flooding lifelines in our hands Our skin of blood and bone Gently close to dust and blows Our home...
    badday928 badday928 18-21, M Aug 23

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    The back and forth can't continue because it's hurtful. I feel so much, want her so bad and she's well aware of my intentions. She likes the affection and attention, and I gave it...
    lavendersea lavendersea 41-45, F 11 Responses Aug 23

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    You don't have the right to tell me what to do. You can't make me do anything. Don't get it twisted. Just because you've gotten your rights now, doesn't mean you can take mine. Don...
    RealmRunner RealmRunner 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    Keep me dizzy, spinning circles around my head Believe me that it's worth the rush, Til we collide, with heavy hearts and open minds I'm all by myself, don't leave me hanging...
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F Aug 22